Tag: listening

Why No One Cares What You Have To Say

No One Cares

People love to talk about themselves. For many of us, “Me” is our favorite topic of discussion. We love to talk about our experiences, share what we know, and give other people advice. I often wonder if we realize that nobody is listening. Our words are falling on deaf ears. There is another way to interact with people that will build deep and lasting relationships.

Here are three practices for making a real impact on the lives of other people:

1. Stop Talking About Yourself and Your Interests

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Why You Should Stop Answering Your Critics

Over the past ten years, I have learned a powerful life-changing leadership lesson. Here it is: Often, a person just needs to be heard. When a person comes to you and tells you that you are wrong, shares his point

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Why We Can’t Be Friends

Pastor Tim Keller Of Redeemer Community Church recently tweeted, True gospel-humility means I stop connecting every experience, every conversation, with myself. — Timothy Keller (@timkellernyc) March 19, 2014 It seems that there are so few people who genuinely know how

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How to take your Friendships to a new Level

Interested in learning to be a better friend, parent, or spouse? One of the ways to take your friendships to a new level is to learn to implement a few skills that coaches use. A commitment to developing these skills

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Do You Talk Too Much?

Much of my career as a leader has been marked by talking. As a husband, father, leader, and coach I am expected to talk.  Nearly every day, at work and home, I am explaining how to do things, answering questions,

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